Florence School District 1

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  • We are excited to announce the launch of our new district website.  We redesigned the site to serve you and our entire K-12 community better. Our goal is that the new Florence District One website will bring students, parents and community members news and information in more concise, consistent format. We hope you'll find the new website easier to use and find the information important to you.  

    School sites will launch soon!!

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District News

  • FSD1 2017 Professional Practices Conference

    Join the Movement: Excellence for All ~ Get ready to kick off another great school year with our 2017 Florence School District One Professional Practices Conference.

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  • Community Forum Scheduled

    There will be a community forum for the citizens of Florence to discuss building needs identified on all school campuses in Florence School District One. The forum will be held on Tuesday, August 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the Poynor Auditorium located at 301 South Dargan Street.

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  • Wilson High School Student Makes a Perfect Score on the ACT

    Etash Guha, a senior in Wilson High School’s International Baccalaureate Program, achieved a perfect score of 36 on the ACT during the spring assessment that was given to all juniors in South Carolina. This places him in the top one percent of students who have taken the test.

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District Announcements

  • Registration for the 2017-18 School Year Set

    Registration for the 2017-18 school year for students in Florence School District One will take place July 31-August 4 for high school students and August 2-3 for elementary and middle school students.

    Registration for elementary and middle school students will be held Wednesday and Thursday, August 2nd and August 3rd.  All elementary and middle schools will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. for registration.

    Registration for South Florence High and for West Florence High school students will be held Monday through Thursday, with registration for seniors on Monday, July 31st ; for juniors on Tuesday, August 1st; for sophomores on Wednesday, August 2nd, and for freshmen on Thursday, August 3rd.  Make up registration day for both schools is August 4th.  (South Florence will hold the make-up registration from 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon on August 4th).

    Wilson High registration dates and times are as follows: Tuesday, August 1st for seniors from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.; Wednesday, August 2nd for sophomores and juniors from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.; and Thursday, August 3rd for freshmen, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 4th is make-up registration day.

     Schools may extend the registration times to be available for parents who cannot register their children during designated school hours.  Parents should register students at the school where they are  zoned.   Contact the attendance and zoning office for zoning information at 843.673.1164. The Florence One Office of Attendance and Zoning is located at 412 S. Dargan Street.   The first day of school for students is Thursday, August 17th.

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  • Summer Feeding Program at Elementary/Middle/High Schools & Community

    Florence School District One announces that the 2017 summer feeding program is scheduled for June 5th through July 28th.  Breakfast and lunch will be served to any child 18 years of age or younger at no charge.  Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m., and lunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  Monday through Friday.

    Meal sites include the following locations: Alfred Rush Academy**, Carver Elementary **, Child Development Center at Woods Road**, Churchill Community *, Dewey Carter Elementary**, Lester Elementary**, New Ebenezer Baptist Church (S.H.E.R.E.C Building) *,   North Vista Elementary*, Palmetto Youth Academy*, Savannah Grove Elementary**, Southside Middle**, True Faith Fellowship Church**, Wallace Gregg Elementary*, West Florence High**, Wilson High*.  Meals must be eaten on site and are offered only to students and children. 

    Check with individual sites for dates of operation as circumstances may change which could result in some sites not remaining open during the entire period. Registration is not necessary, and program benefits and services are available to all children without regard to race, religion, color, sex, disability, age or national origin.

    For more information contact Florence School District One School Food Services Director Donnie Chavis at 673-1120 or by e-mail at donnie.chavis@fsd1.org.  The summer feeding program is operated in accordance with Federal Law and USDA policy. 


     Monday-Friday*; Monday-Thursday**


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  • Grade K-8 Reconfiguration

    The Florence School District One Board of Trustees and administration began discussions on the reconfiguration of grades for our elementary and middle schools last September. The current elementary and middle school grade configurations are:

    Four grades K-4 Elementary Schools

    Nine grades K-6 Elementary Schools

    One grades 5 & 6 Intermediate School

    Three grades 7-8 Middle Schools

    The Board is discussing the following configurations:

    Thirteen grades K-5 Elementary Schools

    Four grades 6-8 Middle Schools

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